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CLASS SCHEDULE
Today, we will become familiar
with broadening and limiting
search terms to find two
appropriate resources ...
OUTCOMES
After today’s lesson, students should be
able to be able to find 2 scholarly articles
on their focused topic usin...
CHOOSING A CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC
A Starting Point: CQ Researcher Online Hot Topics
Think about these question words to help ...
INTRODUCTION TO DATABASES
• Choose a database that’s right for your project using the Learning
Resource Center’s portal
• ...
WHAT IS ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE?
• ASC is a multidisciplinary database
that provides scholarly information in
various for...
ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE’S BASIC SEARCH FUNCTIONS
ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE’S ADVANCED SEARCH FUNCTIONS
SEARCH TIPS
Helpful tips to remember while searching:
Avoid typing questions or long phrases in the search boxes.
Click th...
I’VE FOUND WHAT I WANT…NOW WHAT?
Click here to
access, save, or
print the full-text
PDF of the article.
Click the blue tit...
SUBJECT TERMS, ABSTRACTS, CITATIONS…WHERE ARE THEY?
DATABASE SEARCH REVIEW
Basic searches: uses more generic search terms
to target areas you would like to research
further a...
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
Please provide me with your
focused topic and 2 scholarly
resource citations you found
using Academic...
Controversial Topics
Controversial Topics
Controversial Topics
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Controversial Topics

  1. 1. CLASS SCHEDULE Today, we will become familiar with broadening and limiting search terms to find two appropriate resources using the Academic Search Complete database.
  2. 2. OUTCOMES After today’s lesson, students should be able to be able to find 2 scholarly articles on their focused topic using Academic Search Complete and understand the impact of broadening and narrowing search terms upon research.
  3. 3. CHOOSING A CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC A Starting Point: CQ Researcher Online Hot Topics Think about these question words to help narrow your topic : WHO, WHAT, WHERE, and WHEN?
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION TO DATABASES • Choose a database that’s right for your project using the Learning Resource Center’s portal • Databases can be found under the Research Tools tab
  5. 5. WHAT IS ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE? • ASC is a multidisciplinary database that provides scholarly information in various formats, from full-text journal articles, periodicals, books and more. • Because ASC is a multidisciplinary database, it’s a great place to start your research of controversial topics.
  6. 6. ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE’S BASIC SEARCH FUNCTIONS
  7. 7. ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE’S ADVANCED SEARCH FUNCTIONS
  8. 8. SEARCH TIPS Helpful tips to remember while searching: Avoid typing questions or long phrases in the search boxes. Click the Boolean Search radio button if you need to search a specific phrase. Results can be limited by date, full-text, and Scholarly Journal articles, if needed. Keep specific search terms separated and enter them in their own boxes under the Advanced Search. While searching, make note of other subject terms that are used to describe what you’re looking for.
  9. 9. I’VE FOUND WHAT I WANT…NOW WHAT? Click here to access, save, or print the full-text PDF of the article. Click the blue title link to see the abstract or article.
  10. 10. SUBJECT TERMS, ABSTRACTS, CITATIONS…WHERE ARE THEY?
  11. 11. DATABASE SEARCH REVIEW Basic searches: uses more generic search terms to target areas you would like to research further about your topic. Gather synonyms and vocabulary that relates to your topic during a basic search. Advanced searches: uses a more focused search to refine and narrow your topic. Various combinations of topic terms may be used to yield different search results.
  12. 12. SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT Please provide me with your focused topic and 2 scholarly resource citations you found using Academic Search Complete.

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